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Actual situation 21/02/24 15:55

An automated collection of the latest international ice reports and a graphic representation of the ice situation on the fairways. The colors show the status of the reports: black is a report from today, blue a report from yesterday and green shows that there is no report within the last two days (meaning no ice or no report!).

The fairways denominations after the report (AA, BB, ...) are a link to a representation of the ice conditions of the last 10 days on the respective fairway.
Each day is given by a bar, the height gives the ice thickness, the color the ice concentration and symbols below give information about rafted or ridged ice. A ? denotes missing information.
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Danish Ice report

No report
 
Estonian Ice report

ESTONIAN ICE REPORT FC86

21.02.2024 ----

GULF OF FINLAND
IN THE HARBOURS OF THE PORT SAINT-PETERSBURG AND ON THE FAIRWAY UP TO LONGITUDE LIGHTHOUSE TOLBUKHIN IS 40-50 CM THICK FAST ICE. FURTER OUT UP TO LONGITUDE OF ISLAND MOSHCHNYY IS VERY CLOSE AND CLOSE ICE. FURTHER OUT UP TO LONGITUDE PORKKALA IS NORTHWARDS VERY CLOSE AND CLOSE ICE, SOUTHWARDS IS OPEN WATER. WESTWARDS IS ICE-FREE.

IN NARVA BAY IS VERY CLOSE ICE NEAR THE COAST, FURTHER OUT IS OPEN WATER.

IN KUNDA BAY IS OPEN WATER. MUUGA BAY IS ICE-FREE. TALLINN BAY IS ICE-FREE.

IN MOONSUND NEAR THE COAST IS FAST ICE 20-35 CM THICK. ON THE FAIRWAY IS VERY CLOSE ICE 10-30 CM THICK.

IN PARNU BAY IS UP TO LINE LIU-TAHKURANNA FAST ICE 30-45 CM THICK. FURTHER OUT UP TO LINE ISLAND SORGU-KABLI IS CLOSE ICE. FURTHER OUT UP TO SOUTHERN POINT OF ISLAND KIHNU TO AINAZI IS OPEN WATER FURTHER OUT IS ICE-FREE.

IN IRBE STRAIT CLOSE DRIFT ICE, IN SOUTHERN PART OPEN WATER. ---

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Finnish Ice report

FINNISH ICE REPORT 21.02.2024

The ice in the Gulf of Bothnia drifts northward.

In the northern Bay of Bothnia 40-60 cm thick fast ice and consolidated ice to Kemi 3, Oulu 3 and Raahe lighthouse. Farther out, 30-60 cm thick ridged, very close ice approximately to Ulkokalla. The ice field is in places difficult to force.

In the southern Bay of Bothnia 30-50 cm thick fast ice in the archipelago. Farther out first 5-20 cm thick rafted level ice and then 10-35 cm thick very close ice.

In the Quark 10-35 cm thick close ice and new ice. In the Vaasa archipelago 35-50 cm thick fast ice to Ensten and 10-30 cm thick very close ice to Norrskär.

In the Bothnian Sea 30-55 cm thick fast ice in the archipelago. Off the fast ice, brash ice with varying concentration.

In the Archipelago Sea 25-50 cm thick fast ice in the inner archipelago and 10-30 cm thick ice in the outer archipelago.

In the Åland Sea drifting thin ice.

In the western Gulf of Finland 10-40 cm thick fast ice in the inner archipelago. Farther out, new ice and 10-25 cm thick very close ice to north of the line Jussarö - Porkkala - Kalbådagrund.

In the eastern Gulf of Finland 20-55 cm thick fast ice and level ice in the archipelago. Farther out, first thin level ice to the line Porvoo lighthouse - Kotka lighthouse and then 10-35 cm thick rafted very close ice to the latitude of Rodser. Farther out, open water. East of Gogland, 10-35 cm thick close ice.

In the Lake Saimaa 30-50 cm thick ice.

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Germany  German Ice report
No report
 
Latvian Ice report

LATVIAN ICE REPORT

2024-02-21

PORTS OF RIGA, VENTSPILS AND LIEPAJA ARE ICE FREE. THE FAIRWAY FROM PORT OF RIGA TO LITHUANIAN BORDER IS ICE FREE, IN IRBE STRAIT CLOSE DRIFT ICE, IN SOUTHERN PART OPEN WATER.

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Lithuania Lithuanian Ice report
No report
 
Norway Norwegian Ice report
No report
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Polish Ice report
No report
 
Russian Ice report

RUSSIAN ICE REPORT 21.02.2024

GULF OF FINLAND
IN THE HARBORS OF THE PORT OF ST.PETERSBURG AND IN THE SECTION OF THE FAIRWAY TO THE LONGITUDE LIGHTHOUSE TOLBYKHIN THERE IS FAST ICE 40-50 CM THICK. UP TO THE LONGITUDE OF LIGHTHOUSE KRASNAYA GORKA IS VERY CLOSE ICE. UP TO THE FROM LONGITUDE OF LIGHTHOUSE SHELEVSKIJ TO LONGITUDE HELSINKI IS CLOSE FLOATING ICE. IN THE NORTH OF THE GULF TO LONGITUDE OF LYPPI IS VERY CLOSE ICE. UP TO THE LONGITUDE OF LIGHTHOUSE SOMMERS IS VERY OPEN DRIFT ICE. UP TO THE LONGITUDE NAISSAR IS OPEN FLOATING ICE. UP TO IS CLEAR.

IN THE VYBORG BAY THERE IS FAST ICE 35-45 CM THICK. IN THE ENTRANCE IS VERY CLOSE ICE. IN THE BJERKESUND STRAIT, IS FAST ICE 35-45 CM. IN THE ENTRANCE IS VERY OPEN DRIFT ICE.

IN THE LUGA BAY IS VERY CLOSE ICE, IN THE ENTRANCE IS VERY OPEN DRIFT ICE. IN THE KAPORSK BAY IS VERY CLOSE ICE, IN THE ENTRANCE IS CLOSE FLOATING ICE.

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Swedish Ice report

SWEDISH ICE REPORT

ISSUED: WEDNESDAY FEB 21, 2024

BAY OF BOTHNIA
IN THE BAYS AND ARCHIPELAGOS 25-60 CM FAST ICE. ON THE SWEDISH SIDE NORTHWARDS TO W OF MALOREN, A 5-15 M WIDE LEAD WITH NEW ICE OR THIN LEVEL ICE. AT FARSTUGRUNDEN THE LEAD IS OBSTRUCTED WITH SOME HEAVIER FLOES. AT SEA IN THE SE PART 5-20 CM LEVEL OR VERY CLOSE ICE. ELSE AT SEA 10-60 CM VERY CLOSE, RAFTED AND RIDGED ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS SOME ICE GROWTH AND N-NE ICE DRIFT.

THE QUARK
IN VAASA ARCHIPELAGO AND ALONG THE SWEDISH COAST 20-50 CM FAST OR VERY CLOSE ICE. OFF THE SWEDISH COAST NEW ICE OR THIN LEVEL ICE. OFF THE FINNISH COAST 5-20 CM VERY OPEN TO VERY CLOSE ICE. ELSE AT SEA 10-35 CM CLOSE TO VERY CLOSE ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS SOME ICE GROWTH AND N-NE ICE DRIFT.

NORTHERN SEA OF BOTHNIA
ALONG THE COASTS 15-55 CM FAST ICE. OFF THE SWEDISH COAST FIRST NEW ICE, BUT FURTHER OUT 10-35 CM CLOSE ICE. OFF THE FINNISH COAST 10-30 CM VERY CLOSE ICE. ON ANGERMANALVEN 10-35 CM FAST ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS SOME ICE GROWTH NEAR THE COASTS AND N-NE ICE DRIFT.

SOUTHERN SEA OF BOTHNIA
ALONG THE COASTS 10-40 CM FAST ICE. OFF THE SWEDISH COAST FIRST THIN VERY OPEN ICE, BUT FURTHER OUT 10-20 CM CLOSE ICE. OFF THE FINNISH COAST 10-30 CM OPEN TO VERY CLOSE ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS SOME ICE GROWTH NEAR THE COASTS AND N-NE ICE DRIFT.

SEA OF ALAND
IN INNER BAYS 5-20 CM FAST OR THIN LEVEL ICE. FURTHER OUT THIN LEVEL ICE OR STRINGS OF VERY OPEN ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS MAINLY UNCHANGED CONDITIONS.

ARCHIPELAGO SEA
IN THE INNER ARCHIPELAGO 25-50 CM FAST ICE. FURTHER OUT 10-30 CM FAST ICE. AT SEA THIN LEVEL ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS MAINLY UNCHANGED CONDITIONS.

LAKE MALAREN
IN MALAREN 10-30 CM FAST ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS MAINLY UNCHANGED CONDITIONS.

GULF OF FINLAND
IN THE FINNISH ARCHIPELAGO 10-55 CM FAST ICE. FURTHER OUT THIN LEVEL ICE OR 5-25 CM VERY CLOSE ICE. IN THE VYBORG BAY AND OUTSIDE ST PETERBURG 30-45 CM FAST ICE. AT SEA IN THE E PART 10-35 CLOSE OR VERY CLOSE ICE. OTHERWISE AT SEA OPEN WATER.
NEXT 24 HOURS N-NE ICE DRIFT.

GULF OF RIGA
IN THE BAYS OF VAINAMERI 10-35 CM FAST ICE. AT SEA IN VAINAMERI 5-20 CM CLOSE TO VERY CLOSE ICE. IN PARNU BAY 25-35 CM FAST ICE. FURTHER OUT 5-20 CM VERY CLOSE ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS SOME N ICE DRIFT.

NORTHERN BALTIC
ALONG THE SWEDISH COAST AND IN THE ARCHIPELAGO 5-15 CM FAST ICE OR THIN LEVEL ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS MAINLY UNCHANGED CONDITIONS.

CENTRAL BALTIC
ALONG THE SWEDISH COAST 5-15 CM FAST ICE OR THIN LEVEL ICE.
NEXT 24 HOURS MAINLY UNCHANGED CONDITIONS.

SOUTHEASTERN BALTIC
IN THE LAGOONS MAINLY ICE FREE.
NEXT 24 HOURS MAINLY UNCHANGED CONDITIONS.

SKAGERRAK
THIN ICE MAY BE FOUND IN SHELTERED BAYS.
NEXT 24 HOURS MAINLY UNCHANGED CONDITIONS.

LAKE VANERN
IN ARCHIPELAGOS AND BAYS THIN LEVEL ICE OR 10-30 CM FAST ICE. IN DALBOSJON 10-20 CM CLOSE OR VERY CLOSE ICE. IN S AND N VARMLANDSSJON VERY OPEN ICE. OTHERWISE AT SEA OPEN WATER.
NEXT 24 HOURS N-NE ICE DRIFT.

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